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Werner survives rotation fears to start on Chelsea’s left against Sheff Utd

Timo Werner (£9.4m) starts on the left-hand side of Chelsea’s front-three as Sheffield United come to Stamford Bridge in Gameweek 8.

Frank Lampard caused some concern among Fantasy Premier League managers on Friday as he highlighted a need to manage the German international’s minutes.

However, the enforced absences of Christian Pulisic (£8.3m) and Kai Havertz (£8.3m) has left the Chelsea manager with no choice but to select Werner in the starting XI.

The fact that he sits to the left of Tammy Abraham (£7.2m) is also encouraging for his 23.4% ownership, considering the fact that Sheffield United have conceded more chances on their right-hand side than any other this season.

That should also benefit Ben Chilwell (£5.9m) in defence, while Kurt Zouma (£5.3m), who has three league goals in 2020/21, will be eyeing up the fact that the Blades have also given up the most headed attempts of any side this year too.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): E Mendy; Chilwell, Zouma, T Silva, R James; Mount, Kanté, Kovacic; Werner, Abraham, Ziyech.

Sheffield Utd XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; Stevens, Egan, Basham; Lowe, Lundstram, Norwood, Berge, Baldock; Brewster, McGoldrick.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 8

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1,333 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Trent to Chilwell went chilWell ?

  2. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Yes Ben!

  3. Captain Vantastic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    BEND CHILWELL

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    No no no no no

  5. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    literally everyone in the world owns Chilwell, right? Ziyech owners the winners here

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Not everyone no

    2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Maths class needed if 25% is the whole world

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        ok I rephrase, every serious player owns Chilwell

        1. Gnu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Wow, didn't see this crass line coming 😉

          Guess what, you own Chilwell, give yourself a pat on the back.

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 14 days ago

      No lol, not everyone owns Chilwell. But should do soon 😉

    4. Gnu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Chilewell 25% so hardly everyone.

  6. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Chillllly you beauty.

  7. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Zitech and chillwell in my FH team, nice, finally points

  8. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ziyech to Chilwell.

    That’s what we’re talking about...!!

  9. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC not us…
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Group hug Chilwell owners juhuuu

    1. TimoTime
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Circle jerk more like

  10. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Zouma over ChilWELL was a mistake....

    1. ...al
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      If money wasn't a problem then yes

    2. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      4 goals in 4 seasons prior to this one and suddenly everyone thinks he's a goal machine because he's scored 3 this season. Madness.

  11. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    CHILLLWELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

  12. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ben!

  13. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Come on FPL, add the Ziyech assist already

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Chill

      Well

  14. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Own both of them, niceeee

  15. ...al
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    It's getting Chilly in here

    Gime dem baps baby

    Brought in Ziyech last night for Zaha, dangerous.

  16. Right In The Stanchion
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Chilwelllllllll

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 14 days ago

      ROBBO TO CHILLWELL PAID OFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Oh Chilwell, you are a fantasy football goldmine.

    • Vazza
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Which is better

        A. Bamford
        B. Watkins

        1. Bellerin, Zouma, Cancelo/PVA

        2. Lamptey, Chilwell, Coufal/Taylor

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Come on Werner get involved

      • Do I Not Like Orange
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Justice for Chilwell owners

      • Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Ziyech is the Hames for Chelsea

        Ramsdale the Kepa for Sheffield

        1. Utopsis
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Ramsdale is so poor - the corner was his fault as well, just catch the cross

            1. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I always thought Ramsdale was over-rated, never understood the hype with him. Some people even said he should play for England.
              It was hard to judge his level when playing for Bournemouth as they are so atrocious at the back

        2. Ser Davos
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Ramsdale will need to be rested. Brewster looks half baked, plus Fleck and particularly O'Connell are unsustainable losses

        3. Hryszko
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Lucky goal for Chillers there haha

        4. Dexters Laboratory
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Zouma and RJames.. sums up my season really

          • bodgejob
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Can chill well now

            1. FPL_Motty
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Ha

          • Cometh The Aouar...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Now a James assist minimum plsssss I don't care if he's conceded (don't concede anymore Chels)

          • Chucky
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            CHILWELLL JUHUUUU

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Egan YC one more needed

          • Egg noodle
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            By this point you just look stupid if you don't have Chillwell. Look at that points history!